Basic Mosaics: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

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Sherrye Landrum
Stackpole Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 129 pages
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  • Make mosaic frames, decorative panels, tabletops, shelves, switch plates, pavers, bird houses, and more
  • A creative way to remake and reuse household items
  • Includes a gallery of colorful finished pieces and details on 20 different projects

    Mosaics made with ceramic tile, stained glass, or any number of found objects are a stylish and popular way to add a decorative flair to your home. This detailed guide for beginners presents hundreds of step-by-step photos that show exactly how to make your own mosaics. Included are instructions for planning a design, cutting and affixing tiles, mixing and applying grout, and finishing your creation. It covers both the direct and indirect methods.


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    Tools and Materials 1
    Basic Skills 29
    Projects 82
    Additional Designs 126
    Resources 129
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    About the author (2010)

    Sherrye Landrum is a shooter and freelance writer living in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Martin Webb is a mosaics specialist who lives in Charles Town, West Virginia,

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